Vancouver/Coastal, B.C.

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Sep 2 - Sep 3, 2017
Powell River, BC
Arts & Culture| Music

Head to Powell River for two days of terrific music, coastal views, food and special events.

Sep 13 - Sep 17, 2017
Whistler, BC
Food

We beer-drinking mountain folk all know the glorious feeling of drinking cold beer after a great day on the ski hill, or after hiking, nay, conquering a great mountain in the summer heat. Whistler Village is pouring pints from nearly 30 different breweries in one single day, so don't miss this chance to sample hundreds of brews, just please drink responsibly.

May 12 - Sep 22, 2017
Whistler, BC
Food| Music

Every Tuesday night, the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre takes groups on tour around the award-winning building. Inside the building, people become immersed in the history and traditions of the Squamish and Lil'Wat tribes. Kids and adults can interact with  artifacts such as a cedar canoe and drums, and throughout the tour the guide shares legendary stories. 

Nov 9 - Nov 19, 2017
Whistler, BC
Arts & Culture| Music| Sports

Whistler brings out a Cornucopia of the finest in British Columbia cuisine and wine. Local and regional restaurants, breweries, distilleries, wineries, chefs and producers are featured in the premier gourmand gathering of the west coast. With a countless number of wine and food events, the 17th annual celebration has something for every palate.

Nov 18 - Nov 19, 2017
Fraser Valley, BC
Arts & Culture

Bald eagles migrate every fall to Fraser Valley to feast on fish carcasses. For the 18th year the community celebrates the largest gathering of bald eagles in the world and eagle enthusiasts learn a lot about the North American bald eagle.

Jul 3 - Jul 7, 2018
Powell River, BC
Arts & Culture| Music

The International Choral Kathaumixw is a 5 day choral festival filled with concerts, common song singing, choral & vocal solo competitions.

Aug 17 - Aug 20, 2017
Sechelt, BC
Arts & Culture

Just a quick ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay, the Sunshine Coast offers stunning views of the Strait of Georgia and a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. As one of the staples in the community, the festival’s 2016 edition happens Aug. 11-14 an d promises to take attendees on a literary journey during the entire weekend and beyond. 

Aug 12, 2017
Burnaby, BC
Arts & Culture| Music

The Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival has attracted festival-goers of all ages for its soulful lineup of music by some exceptional artists. Set in beautiful Deer Lake Park, the festival is in its 14th year and just keeps getting better.

Aug 3 - Aug 6, 2017
Whistler, BC
Arts & Culture

Whistler opens its doors this summer for a five day experience like no other. Wanderlust Whistler will feature an incredible lineup of some of the world’s best yoga teachers, musicians, meditation instructors and performing artists.

Jul 29 - Aug 5, 2017
Vancouver, BC
Food| Music

Come and celebrate 25 years of the Honda Celebration of Light in Vancouver this summer. With amazing fireworks displays, incredible music, food and more. The 2015 Honda Celebration of Light competition begins promptly over English Bay at 10:00pm each night, rain or shine, on the 25th, 29th and 1st. Be treated to fireworks displays by teams from China, Brazil and Canada. Also enjoy "Shorefest" a music festival which will be taking place during the celebration of light.

Jul 26 - Jul 29, 2017
Gibsons, BC
Arts & Culture

What started as the only theatre company caravan of gypsies, jugglers and musicians being pulled down the backroads of B.C. by Clydesdale horses in the 1970s has grown and evolved, travelling to more than 20 countries.  

Jul 14 - Jul 16, 2017
Powell River. BC
Sports

Enjoy the annual Powell River Logger Sports that takes over Willingdon Beach.

Jul 15 - Jul 16, 2017
White Rock, BC
Sports

The 35th annual Tour de White Rock brings world class cycle races, the children's bike parade, and the popular block-party to residents and visitors in the seaside community of White Rock.

Jul 12 - Jul 15, 2017
Texada Island, BC
Arts & Culture

Know a child who's keen to learn about the science behind machines that fly? The Texada Aerospace camp is for curious teens and pre-teens, between the ages of 10 and 16. Students get hands-on, interactive experience that will definitely elevate their curiousity about all the possibilities in the exciting field of aerospace. 

Jul 8, 2017
Squamish, BC
Arts & Culture| Food

One day. 40 Breweries. 120-plus craft beers and add in local music and food in a beautiful setting. What more could you want?

Jul 1 - Jul 4, 2017
Whistler, BC
Arts & Culture| Food| Music

There is no official way to celebrate Canada Day. Many stay in their backyards with friends and have barbecues, and many celebrate with crowds and music, face-painting, fireworks and flags.  Whistler creates a four-day Canada Day event that has all of that and more for people who shout proudly "I am Canadian!" and who embrace the cultural mosaic that Canada has become. Come celebrate Canada's 148th birthday in the fresh mountain air.

Jun 22 - Jul 2, 2017
Vancouver, BC
Music

The City of Vancouver will be grooving and bopping with the sound of jazz when one of the world's most critically acclaimed jazz festival arrives. In over 30 different venues, over 300 concerts (150 free) will bring a variety of jazz and blues genres and unique music to Vancouver's Lower Mainland and North Shore.

Jul 1 - Jul 2, 2017
Whistler, BC
Music

The VSO comes back to Whistler Olympic Plaza to perform in the open mountain air for free. Sit on the grass surrounded by trees and mountains and listen to the classical compositions of Beethoven, Mozart, Mendelsshon, Stravinsky, Dvorak and more. 

Jun 12 - Jun 24, 2017
Powell River, BC
Music

Beautiful oceanside Powell River, B.C. is the setting for the Pacific Region International Summer Music Academy (PRISMA). Young, talented and aspiring musicians, plus world-renowned names come together to entertain in three different venues in the beautiful Sunshine Coast. 

Jun 17 - Jun 18, 2017
Whistler, BC
Sports

Are you tough enough to face down the Ring of Fire or the Arctic Enema? We thought so, too. Set in the beautiful setting of Whistler, B.C., with spectacular views and terrain is what makes this the perfect setting for the adventure-filled competition known as the Tough Mudder.

May 29 - Jun 4, 2017
Vancouver, BC
Arts & Culture| Music

This is a world-reknowned festival which has been inspiring, educating, and engaging young children through performing arts since 1978. With featured performances by some of the world's most talented and engaging artists, there is something for any child, whether he/she is just learning to walk and talk, or can't stop running around.

Jun 3 - Jun 4, 2017
Vancouver, BC
Food

A whole week devoted to appreciating Craft Beer, Vancouver will hav e various venues focused on Canada's blossoming craft beer community.

Apr 7 - Apr 16, 2017
Whistler, BC
Music| Sports

Enjoy Whistler Blackcomb's World Ski and Snowboard Festival. North America's largest annual celebration of snow sports, music, arts and mountain culture. Head to the slopes and get your final turns in for the season followed by 10 days of awesome parties and events.